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Learn About Periodontal Disease and How It Can Be Addressed with the Help of Dental Professionals

At Kalil Dental Associates, our professionals are ready and willing to help patients in Methuen, MA with their oral healthcare needs. This includes the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of periodontal disease.

What is periodontal disease and why should I be worried about it?

Periodontal disease is a condition that can develop in the gums, which is why many patients refer to it as gum disease. Periodontal disease is an infection that can spread and cause widespread damage throughout the smile, affecting bone, soft tissues, and natural teeth. By visiting the dentist every six months for an evaluation, patients can have the condition diagnosed early enough for successful intervention as needed.

  • Diagnosis – the diagnosis of periodontal disease is achieved with a physical evaluation. Our dentist and dental hygienists can see the formation of pockets between the gums and the natural teeth that can indicate how severe the condition is. The level of diagnosis will determine the treatment used to achieve better oral health.
  • Treatment – treatment for periodontal disease varies from patient to patient, based on the level at which it has reached. It may include a thorough deep cleaning known as scaling and root planing or the application of consumption of antibiotics for controlling the infection. The dentist will determine the best method of treatment for a patient based on their specific, unique needs.
  • Prevention – periodontal disease is a condition that is extremely preventable. When patients brush and floss after every meal, they are fighting against problems such as periodontitis and tooth decay. Additionally, patients should visit their dentist every six months for a cleaning and examination. This may allow the patient to catch the problem early and treat it before it becomes a bigger, more expensive problem to address. We welcome patients to ask our team about how to care for their smile to reduce the risk of developing gum disease.

Call Kalil Dental Associates today!

If you are interested in periodontal care, we welcome you to contact our Methuen, MA area practice by calling (978) 688-1895. We welcome patients in the community and surrounding areas to discuss their dental health needs with our team of professionals and learn about the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease.

Composite Dental Bonding Provides a Variety of Solutions for the Smile

Practically every Hollywood actor and actress has a stunning and flawless smile. With cosmetic dentistry, a lot of options are available for enhancement. However, patients often don’t believe that cosmetic dentistry is accessible to them as well! Restorative care has become extremely affordable for patients who want to enjoy the same beautiful, stunning smile as the Hollywood elite. One method of treatment for a variety of issues is that of composite dental bonding.

What is composite dental bonding?

The team at Kalil Dental Associates in Windham, NH describe composite dental bonding as a versatile restoration service. This material is similar to a clay that is tooth-colored. The material is moldable, and a dentist can use it over a specific area. This resin can be hardened by a special curing light and then filed and polished to look like natural tooth enamel. The result is a natural-looking fix to a dental problem.

How can composite dental bonding be used?

This material is incredibly versatile and can be used in a myriad of different ways.

  • Tooth fillings – instead of using silver amalgam fillings, which are unsightly, patients can fill areas of decay with composite dental bonding instead. These fillings won’t expand and contract with temperature changes and practically disappear when placed by an experienced dentist.
  • Veneer – if the teeth near the front of the mouth have imperfections, some patients choose to cover these areas with porcelain veneers. As a faster and more economic alternative, patients can also cover these areas with composite dental bonding for similar coverage.
  • Broken teeth – teeth that have been chipped or cracked may benefit from the use of composite dental bonding to provide coverage and enhance the appearance of the smile, while also restoring functionality.
  • Gaps between teeth – the teeth near the front of the mouth may become spaced apart, and instead of undergoing months or years of braces, composite resin bonding can be used to disguise this gap and improve the overall appearance of the smile.

Kalil Dental Associates is available to help you with your smile!

Cosmetic dental work such as composite resin bonding is readily available for patients in the area. We welcome you to book an appointment in Windham, NH by calling (603) 434-0090 and speaking with our professionals. We are here to assist and want to work with new and existing patients in the community.

Cosmetic Dentistry Can Completely Transform the Smile!

The team of Kalil Dental Associates believe in offering patients the solutions they require to look and feel their best. The smile is the first impression a person gives to another, so having a beautiful smile is of high priority for many. With the use of cosmetic dentistry procedures, patients can rest easy that they have access to affordable solutions for their teeth.

What is cosmetic dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry, also known as aesthetic dentistry, is a field of dental work and treatments that are focused on addressing physical imperfections of the smile. Cosmetic dentistry encompasses many different services that may be combined for a full smile makeover. These treatments may be used to cover problem areas of the smile, replace missing teeth, or address trauma that may have impacted the teeth near the front of the dental arch that are seen when patients laugh, smile, and speak to others.

What procedures are available?

At Kalil Dental Associates, patients are welcome to ask about the cosmetic treatments that can be used for enhancing the smile. They may include:

  • Porcelain veneers
  • Professional teeth whitening
  • Composite resin bonding
  • Dental crowns
  • Dental bridges
  • Dental implants

Which one is right for me?

To determine the services that may be used to address the imperfections of your own smile, it is best to request a consultation appointment and initial evaluation with our team. During this time, you can discuss with your dentist the concerns you have regarding the appearance of your smile and learn about the services that are available to address them. We welcome new and existing patients in the area of Windham, NH to take the time to educate themselves further on the treatments that are used for smile enhancement at our state-of-the-art facility.

Learn about cosmetic dentistry with our team of professionals!

At Kalil Dental Associates in Windham, NH, patients are excited to learn about the various options available when it comes to enhancing the appearance of their smile. Call the Windham office at (603) 434-0090 to schedule a consultation visit and discuss the solutions that may be right for you!

Avoid traditional metal bracket and wire braces and ask about Invisalign orthodontics instead!

Invisalign | Windham, NH

The providers of Kalil Dental Associates are pleased to offer patients solutions that are available to make most dental work easier and more attainable for those living in the communities of Methuen, MA and Windham, NH. Our practice also provides orthodontic treatment that patients can consider if they are dealing with poor bite alignment or malocclusion.

What orthodontic services are available?

The team of Kalil Dental Associates is pleased to provide a way for patients to improve their bite alignment without having to undergo traditional metal bracket and wire braces. This is achieved with a treatment called Invisalign.

Invisalign orthodontics have been used for many years to provide patients with a way to enhance their smile without having to cover the smile with conventional orthodontia. The providers in our practice can evaluate patient smiles and encourage them to consider the benefits of this treatment. Instead of using brackets glued to the teeth and connected by wires which are adjusted regularly, Invisalign works with the use of custom aligner trays. Aligner trays with Invisalign are made with impressions of the patient’s smile which are digitized and sent to a laboratory for the fabrication of a series of trays. Patients wear these discreet trays over their dental arch every day for at least 20 hours to move teeth into their new positioning. The results gradual but allow patients the opportunity to improve the smile’s alignment without metal appliances.

Who is a candidate for Invisalign orthodontics?

During an initial consultation appointment with our staff, patients will be evaluated to determine if they are a suitable candidate for treatment. In most situations, patients with mild to moderate malocclusion may find that Invisalign can fit their needs. Our team is also pleased to provide payment plan arrangements to make treatment attainable for those on a budget. 

Call Kalil Dental Associates today!

Our practices are conveniently located in the cities of Windham, NH and Methuen, MA, and are always accepting new patients who are seeking general, cosmetic, and restorative solutions for their smile. Call us today to book a consultation appointment and get started achieving the smile you’ve always dreamed of!

Choose a practice that offers advanced technologies and laser dentistry solutions

Laser Dentistry | Windham, NH

At Kalil Dental Associates, we understand that patients in the communities of Methuen and Windham have access to a number of dental providers. However, it’s the dental technology used in our practice that sets us apart from our competition. Our practice is equipped with various laser devices that can provide quality care for patients who are interested in procedures that are less invasive and can enable faster healing times. At Kalil Dental Associates, we encourage patients to learn more about how lasers can be used in providing comprehensive dental care.

What can lasers do?

Lasers have been used for many years in medical fields to provide patients with accurate and precision treatment, while ensuring patients experience less side effects. Lasers are utilized in dentistry today, including our practice, and offer many benefits to those who are interested in services. Lasers ensure:

• Less pain or no pain during various treatments

• Reduced risks of infection

• Less bleeding

• Less swelling

• Faster healing

• Better precision and accuracy

• Faster and less invasive treatment

What types of treatments can be performed with laser assisted technology?

Some of the treatments that our team of professionals can perform with the use of lasers include:

• Cavity preparation

• Gum surgery

• Periodontal disease

• Frenectomies

• Root canal therapy (endodontic treatment)

Why choose a practice with laser technologies?

With continued improvement in technology within the medical field, it can be easier than ever to achieve the results patients desire. At our practice, we are excited to have reinvested into our patients by investing in the technology that is proven to work and provide the results patients desire. Our team is also highly trained and experienced in providing these services to ensure safety and effectiveness. We welcome new patients into our practice to learn about our laser technologies and how they are used to achieve better oral health and wellness.

Interested in precision dental treatment with today’s laser technologies?

The team at Kalil Dental Associates are pleased to provide patients in the areas of Methuen, MA and Windham, NH with comprehensive dental solutions including laser therapies. Call one of the two conveniently located practices to discuss your options with Drs. Donna Kalil, Kenneth Kalil, and Jordan Thomas.

The use of dental crowns for repairing, restoring, and rejuvenating the smile

Dental Crowns | Windham, NH

The team of Kalil Dental Associates believes in providing patients with a variety of options for enhancing their smiles. With the use of today’s most advanced technologies and techniques, patients can benefit from a variety of ways to improve oral health and wellness. Dental crowns are common restorations for patients in the area who need to repair the function, appearance, and health of their smile.

Dental crowns for restorative treatment

Dental crowns are restorations made of ceramic that are custom-fabricated to bond over the top of a tooth to cover the entire visible area. This is done to achieve full coverage of a tooth that might be weak, damaged, or permanently stained. Dental crowns are incredibly versatile and allow patients the opportunity to enhance the appearance of their smile while addressing common problems which can occur.

Situations in which dental crowns may be required

Dental crowns, or “caps,” are restorations that are commonly used in dentistry. They are used in a variety of situations where the tooth may require placement of a dental crown to resolve. Common issues that may be improved with the use of a dental crown include:

• Teeth that have extremely large fillings in place

• Teeth that are broken or chipped and need improved structure

• Teeth that have been treated with root canal therapy

• Teeth that are permanently stained and need to be disguised

Process of obtaining a dental crown

Preparations are needed before a dental crown can be fabricated. These preparations include the removal of a significant portion of enamel from the natural tooth. Then, impressions are made and used for creating the restoration for the patient. This ensures precision fit and function. The restoration is then fabricated and within a week or two, is bonded in place over the natural tooth.

Speak to the team at Kalil Dental Associates today

If you believe dental crowns can improve your smile, we encourage you to book an appointment at one of our two conveniently located practices. Patients in the areas of Windham, NH and Methuen, MA are welcome to schedule a visit by calling us and getting started learning about dental crowns and other restorative dentistry services available for our new and existing patients.

Root canal therapy can be an option for saving a tooth that might otherwise be extracted

Root Canal | Methuen MA

At Kalil Dental Associates, patients in the areas of Windham, NH and Methuen, MA are able to seek effective treatment options when problems arise. Patients who experience trauma to a tooth, a dental pulp infection, or an abscess may be faced with the reality of tooth extraction. However, thanks to treatments such as root canal therapy, patients are able to save their natural tooth with an affordable and effective procedure.

What is root canal therapy?

When patients hear of a “root canal,” they envision pain and discomfort. They think of an invasive procedure that is feared. However, root canal therapy is a treatment that actually relieves pain for our patients. Patients who require root canal therapy are often experiencing toothaches that are unable to improve with the use of over-the-counter pain medications, and never will go away without necessary treatment. Root canal therapy is a procedure during which the dental pulp inside of the tooth is removed by a dental professional and the tooth is sealed off to avoid further infection. The treatment is done with proper anesthetics and sedation to ensure the patient is comfortable from start to finish. Our dentists take great care in providing patients with the treatment they need to bring their smile back to health. Without root canal therapy, patients are faced with the prospect of removing a permanent, adult tooth and seeking effective replacement. This can be costly and embarrassing. Instead, patients can use root canal therapy to save their tooth—and their smile.

Call Kalil Dental Associates today to book a consultation appointment

Patients in the communities of Methuen, MA and Windham, NH who are in need of necessary treatments to maintain the health of their smile and address problems are encouraged to book an appointment with our dentists to undergo services such as root canal therapy. Our dentists are all here to provide solutions for patients who are faced with dental needs. Call one of our two conveniently located offices today to schedule your initial consultation appointment with one of our team members to learn about the ways in which the smile can be improved, enhanced, and maintained.

Dental bridges offer a solution for patients who are missing one or more teeth in a row

Dental Bridges | Windham, NH

Replacing missing teeth may seem like a daunting task to Methuan, MA area patients, but it is actually a simple treatment that can be achieved in many different ways. Drs. Donna Kalil, Kenneth Kalil, and Jordan Thomas of Kalil Dental are available to help patients in the community restore their smile with dental restorations such as dental bridges.

What is a dental bridge?

A dental bridge is a restoration that is fabricated from porcelain and used to replace one or more teeth in a row. The bridge “bridges the gap” between missing teeth, ensuring that the smile is restored for better functionality and appearance. The dentists at Kalil Dental find that dental bridges are a common solution for patients who are seeking something affordable yet permanent. Dental bridges are custom-made for patients and utilize the surrounding teeth for support. They are made with dental crowns on each side which are fused to one or more false teeth called pontics in the middle. 

Are dental bridges permanent?

Dental bridges are a much more permanent option for patients who want to avoid traditional partial dentures. Partial dentures require patients to remove and replace their appliance in their smile, while also caring for the appliance every night to keep it clean. With dental bridges, the restoration is placed in the smile and stays in place. Patients do need to make sure they clean around and beneath the bridge to keep food particles from becoming trapped, but this is minor care that patients are already doing when they take care of their teeth every day. Dental bridges are also a less expensive option when compared to dental implants, which cost more and may not be within reach for patients on a tight budget. 

What are the benefits of dental bridges?

Dental bridges are restorations that are:

• Natural-looking

• Strong and durable

• Long-lasting

• Easy to care for

• Affordable

• Custom-made

Ready to learn more about dental bridge and other tooth replacement solutions?

Contact the Methuan, MA area practice of Kalil Dental by calling (978) 688-1895 to discuss your options with our team of professionals including Drs. Donna Kalil, Kenneth Kalil, and Jordan Thomas.

Invisalign orthodontics allow patients to realign their smile without conventional orthodontia

Invisalign | Windham, NH

At Kalil Dental Associates, patients in the areas of Methuan, MA and Windham, NH have access to a variety of dental solutions. This includes orthodontic treatment that eliminates the need for metal brackets and wires. If you are interested in learning more about Invisalign orthodontics, we encourage you to read on!

What is Invisalign?

With continued advances in dentistry, patients are able to obtain quality solutions for their smile, including orthodontics without the metal. Invisalign is a revolutionary way for patients to reposition the teeth in a discreet manner. Instead of using brackets and wires, Invisalign uses special aligner trays that are fabricated from medical-grade clear plastic. These trays are worn over the dental arch to reposition the teeth over a specific period of time in a gradual and discreet way. 

How does Invisalign work?

Patients have digital impressions made of their dental arch right in the dental practice with our dental staff. These impressions are sent off to a dental laboratory where a series of trays are made. The trays are created to gently reposition the teeth over time. The number of trays in a series will be based on how severe the misalignment of the smile is. Patients start with the first tray and wear it for two weeks day and night before they move onto the next tray. Within a year or less, most patients are able to achieve better alignment and enjoy their new smile. Invisalign makes repositioning the smile easy and effective.

What are the benefits of Invisalign?

Invisalign is known for its many advantages over traditional braces. It is:

• Affordable

• Effective

• Discreet

• Fast

• Comfortable

• Easy to use

Candidacy

Patients who are considered the best candidates for Invisalign orthodontics are those that have mild to moderate malocclusion of the smile, including poor bite alignment. Patients with overbites, underbites, and crossbites can use Invisalign to their advantage.

Schedule your appointment today

If you live in or around the areas of Windham, NH and Methuan, MA, we welcome you to book an appointment with our team to learn more about Invisalign orthodontics. Our Windham area practice can be reached at (603) 434-0090 and our Methuen, MA practice can be reached at (978) 688-1895. Call our office to start taking charge of your smile’s appearance!

Dental crowns are a versatile solution in today’s dental practice

Dental Crowns | Windham, NH

Methuen, MA patients who are seeking quality dental care are urged to work with a dental team that has years of combined experience in providing comprehensive solutions. Drs. Donna Kalil, Kenneth Kalil, and Jordan Thomas are professionals who are located in the area and offer treatment options, including that of dental crowns.

What is a dental crown?

Our dentists describe dental crowns as ceramic “caps” that are often used over a natural tooth to add an extra layer of strength and protection. These restorations are bonded into place over the tooth after it has been prepared with the removal of natural tooth enamel. In addition, dental crowns may also be placed over teeth that have become weakened by root canal therapy or over dental implants which are placed after tooth loss has occurred. Our professionals encourage patients to ask about this and other restorations used in our practice that can enhance the smile and improve its functionality.

What is involved in obtaining a dental crown?

Once patients have decided that a dental crown is best for their smile, they undergo preparations of the tooth. The dentist removes a large portion of the natural tooth enamel and then takes impressions which are used by a dental ceramist to fabricate a custom fitted restoration for the patient. Within a week or two, the final restoration arrives at the dental office, and patients return to have the dental crown bonded into place. Dental crowns are long-lasting solutions that will often remain for a decade or longer with proper care and attention.

Kalil Dental Associates are proud to offer dental crowns

Our dentists of Methuen, MA and Windham, NH are dentists who are excited to have a wide variety of offerings for patients in and around the community. If you are interested in learning more about dental crowns and other restorative dentistry treatments available in their office, they encourage you to take the time to discuss the advantages of this and other solutions during a consultation visit. Call the Methuen, MA practice at (978) 688-1895 and visit personally at 91 Jackson Street.